For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.
Luke 19:10

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Your Neighbor - A Voice from Hell

You lived next door to me for years
We shared our dreams, our joys and tears.
A friend to me you were indeed,
A friend who helped me when in need.

My faith in you was strong and sure;
We had such trust as should endure.
No spats between us ever rose,
Our friends were like - - and so, our foes.
What sadness then, my friend, to find
That after all, you weren’t so kind.
The day my life on earth did end
I found you weren’t a faithful friend.

For all those years we spent on earth;
You never talked of second birth.
You never spoke of my lost soul
And of Christ who’d make me whole!

I plead today from hell’s cruel fire
And tell you now my least desire –
You cannot do a thing for me;
No words today my bonds will free.

But do not err, my friend again –
Do all you can for souls of men.
Plead with them now quite earnestly
Lest they be cast in hell with me.

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